Northampton Saints have confirmed that tighthead prop Kieran Brookes will leave the side at the end of the current season.
Brookes, 27, will leave the club at the end of the season, having joined from Newcastle Falcons in 2015.
The England tighthead has earned 66 appearances in the Black, Green and Gold to date and will see out the remainder of his contract before moving elsewhere.
Premiership rivals Wasps are reported to have attained the 16-times-capped England prop's signature. With Ireland international Marty Moore moving to Pro14 side Ulster, Brookes looks likely to fill the squad spot and compete with Jake Cooper-Woolley as the Coventry-based side's first choice number three.
“We would like to thank Kieran for all his efforts at Franklin’s Gardens over the last three years and we wish him well,” said interim head coach Alan Dickens.
"He still remains fully focused on giving his best for Saints from now until the end of the season, and helping us finish as strongly as possible in the Aviva Premiership and Anglo-Welsh Cup competitions.
“This starts on Saturday when we host London Irish at Franklin’s Gardens.”
Brookes, who won six of his 16 England caps as a Saint, insists he still has plenty to play for between now and the end of the season.
He said: “This is a decision I have not taken lightly and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my three years here at Saints.
“I wish all the players and staff at Franklin’s Gardens all the best for the future, and of course I will be giving the team absolutely everything I can on the pitch for the rest of the season to help Northampton move up the Aviva Premiership table.”
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